Marines

A Marine Corps ring found in a Mashpee cemetery. (WBZ-TV)

Mashpee Teen Seeks Owner Of Marine Corps Ring

A Mashpee teenager is looking to find the owner of a lost Marine Corps ring.

11/20/2014

An anonymous patron paid the bill for these three military couples at an Agawam restaurant. (Courtesy: Sweet Family)

Local Heroes Thanked In Unexpected Way At Agawam Restaurant

An anonymous diner at an Agawam restaurant paid it forward in a big way this holiday season.

12/30/2013

Mayor Tom Menino at Toys for Tots. (Photo from Mark Katic)

Mayor Menino Kicks Off Toys For Tots Program In Boston

It’s not too early to start thinking about Christmas, especially when it comes to helping out families in need.

11/01/2013

marines cap

Daily Talker: Marines Considering Unisex Service Cap

The Marine Corps Uniform Board will make a decision today on three uniform-related issues – including a unisex service cap. The web is buzzing about the proposal. Do you like the look?

10/25/2013

Marine Captain Colleen Farrell

Local Marine Helped Lift Ban On Women In Combat

Marine Captain Colleen Farrell says lifting the ban on women in combat will only make the world’s greatest military stronger.

01/24/2013

(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Bridgewater Bridge Dedicated To US Marine Killed In Afghanistan

A Bridgewater bridge was dedicated to the memory of a U.S. Marine killed in Afghanistan.

07/08/2012

(photo credit: Lowell Sun)

Silver Star For Groton Marine Killed In Afghanistan

The military is awarding its third-highest combat decoration to a U.S. Marine from Massachusetts who was killed after saving colleagues in battle in Afghanistan.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/28/2012

Local military families celebrate their loved ones' homecomings from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Families Welcome Home 500 Marines

Early morning cheers rang out for 500 New England Marines returning home after spending months in Afghanistan.

01/13/2012

Toys

Agencies Unable To Fulfill Toy Requests This Year

Toys for Tots of Greater Boston made an eleventh-hour appeal for more toys last week, and people stepped up – but it still looks like there will be a shortfall.

12/19/2011

(credit: CBS)

Holiday Toy Charities Need Help

Christmas in the City and the Marine Toys for Tots organization each report huge shortfalls in the number of donated toys.

12/12/2011

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